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Ordinary Traveler’s Christy Woodrow Discusses Her New Clothing Line, OT Surf

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[google1] Editor’s note: We had a chance to catch up with Christy Woodrow, who recently launched OT Surf, a sports swimwear and eco-friendly clothing line, with her boyfriend Scott Calafiore. Beth and I have been fans and avid readers of the couple’s popular travel blog, Ordinary Traveler, for a while now, so when we found out that they were debuting OT Surf on Kickstarter (another one of our favorite sites) we just had to find…

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Sponsored Video: The Weather Channel – Lifeguard

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[google1] I’ve got another confession…I loved Baywatch as a teen! Sure, I liked Pam Anderson and Nicole Eggert, but you know what, I also liked The Hoff (David Hasselhoff), maybe not as much as the first two, but I thought he lived a pretty cool lifestyle. Now, keep in mind I was living in western Pennsylvania at the time and for years dreamed about living in Southern California, where sunny winter days replace the gloomy…

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San Diego’s One-Tank Wonders

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  For San Diego travelers and families planning their Labor Day vacations, the rising gas prices could not have come at a worst time. Luckily, the city’s unique proximity to the mountains, international border and desert make San Diego a great hub for one-tank wonders. Whether you want to take day trip or a weekend getaway, these three backyard locations–Salton Sea; Tecate, Mexico; and Palomar Mountain–are all only one tank of gas (round trip) from…

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San Diego’s One Tank Trips: The Villages of Baja California Norte

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[google1] Beyond the notorious avenues of Tijuana and the eternal spring-break atmosphere of Rosarito, lies a stretch of coastline devoid of Ralph’s, sprawling suburbs and rush hour traffic jams–imagine San Diego in the early 1900s. Baja California Norte’s long, sparse sections of undeveloped coastline are complimented by small, seaside villages, some no bigger than a cantina and a hotel. Part of Baja’s allure has always been that the dollar goes a bit further south of…

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Simpler Times at 32° 117° – Somewhere In Time Weekly Travel Photo

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[google1] Somewhere In Time is a weekly photo from around the world. Enjoy! Maybe it’s the summer weather or maybe it’s just all the craziness that has been surrounding my life the past couple of months. Maybe it’s just the simple fact that I want to go back a couple years (ok, 10 yrs would be great) to simpler times. Don’t get me wrong. I am happy with the changes I’ve made in my life,…

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Do you wanna spend $50 to sleep on the ground? Didn’t think so. Money Saving Tips for Camping on Southern California State Beaches!

So the last few weeks we have been doing quite a bit of camping for a couple of reasons. 1. We are planning on camping through most of Europe to save money and it’s cool to test out the gear. 2. We are kinda homeless. We are out of our lease, got busted at the marina and we leave for the RTW in 10 weeks so we have decided to wing it. We’ll see how…

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Balboa Park – San Diego’s Crown Jewel

t’s true, San Diego is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise. From surfing to kayaking to hiking and sailing there is always something to do in the great wide open. But what is there to do in town if you are a fan of museums & the theater? Perhaps you are a gardener with a love for plants. Does San Diego have anything to offer someone who is more interested in the finer things? The answer is…

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